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Tron is a 1982 Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi Disney movie directed and written by Steven Lisberger. It stars Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan, Dan Shor, Barnard Hughes and Peter Jurasik. It was released on July 9, 1982 and was praised by critics and received a big cult following.

Plot

A hacker/arcade owner named Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges) who was once an employee of a company known as ENCOM is trying to find his proof for five video games that he made were stolen by ENCOM's senior executive Ed Dillinger (David Warner). After breaking into ENCOM, he gets zapped by a laser which digitizes him into ENCOM's gladiatorial computer world ruled by The Master Control (David Warner). With the help of Alan Bradly's (Bruce Boxleitner) strong security program named Tron and a combatant program named Ram, they fight and light bike their way to The Master Control.

Why it rocks

  • The CGI was really good
  • Awesome sound effects
  • The soundtrack was cool
  • The light cycle scene was awesome
  • Well written story

Bad qualities

  • While the CGI back then was really good due to being made on computers, it unfortunately aged badly as years pass. Still though even though the CGI may have aged badly, it is still worth watching.